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This delicious simple coconut cupcakes recipe (receita de bolinhos de coco) is so easy and quick to make.
Preparation time:
10 min
Cooking Time:
15 min
Ready In:
25 min
Level of Difficulty:
Very Easy

Babalu's Simple Coconut Cupcakes Recipe - Portuguese Recipes

Babalu's Simple Coconut Cupcakes Recipe

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Posted in: Snack Recipes
Sun, Jun 13, 2021
5 out of 5 with 10 ratings
Views: 6042


Preheat the oven to 200°C or 400°F.1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons of sugar (125g)1 cup of grated coconut (125g)1 whole egg3 yolks1 teaspoon of melted butter * Get Portuguese ingredients & stuff Get Portuguese ingredients and other stuff at Amazon.com


  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C or 400°F.
  2. Add all ingredients to a bowl and mix well.
  3. Place paper liners in the cupcake pan.
  4. Pour into the paper liners.
  5. Bake at 200º until golden (about 10 to 15 minutes).
Recipe & Photo Credit: babalogias.blogspot.com
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FREDERICK J. SOUZA - 2 Months ago
They really aren't a cupcake but more of a custard tart which is why they don't get a leavening ingredient. I think it is Americans who have decided to call them a "cupcake"

Although not custard, you are right that are more of a tart then a cupcake, the author named it cupcakes but I will change that to tarts so everyone knows what to expect.
2 Months ago (+0) (-0)
Maria Andrade
Maria Andrade - 4 Months ago
Sweet coconut or unsweetened

Maria, use to taste, I personally like to use sweet, but the end result will be very sweet, so if you don't want it as sweet, use unsweetened.
4 Months ago (+0) (-0)
Kathy - 4 Months ago
Why do these recipes not call for baking soda, or powder? I made the almond cupcakes and they were terrible. Just curious.

Sorry to hear that Kathy, the author does not mention baking powder or baking soda.
4 Months ago (+0) (-0)